John Asbury Murphy

1850–1927 (Age 77)
Missouri, United States

The Life of John Asbury

When John Asbury Murphy was born on 3 March 1850, in Missouri, United States, his father, Thomas Languard Murphy, was 23 and his mother, Eliza Heart, was 21. He married Martha Jane White on 12 May 1884. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Roswell, Chaves, New Mexico Territory, United States in 1910 and Ward Six, Washington, Louisiana, United States in 1920. He died on 28 September 1927, in Washington, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Smith Cemetery, Washington, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Asbury Murphy
1850–1927
Martha Jane White
1867–1968
Marriage: 12 May 1884
Eliza Murphy
1885–
Daniel R Murphy
1889–
John Oden Murphy
1891–1923
James Murphy
1893–
Henry A Murphy
1898–1968
Oma Aline Murphy
1903–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
12 May 1884
Carroll, Arkansas, United States
children

(6)

  • Eliza Murphy

    Female1885–Female

  • Daniel R Murphy

    Male1889–Male

  • John Oden Murphy

    Male1891–1923Male

  • James Murphy

    Male1893–Male

  • Male1898–1968Male

+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1860

Age 10

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1861

Age 11

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 22

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Murchadha ‘descendant of Murchadh’, a personal name composed of the elements muir ‘sea’ + cath ‘battle’, i.e. ‘sea-warrior’. This was an important family in Tyrone.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • John A Murphy in household of John O Murphy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John A Murphy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Murphy, "United States Census, 1900"

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